Digital SLRs are hot. They're at the top of the
PhotographyREVIEW.com top ten list and they're on the cover
of every camera magazine. Don't get what they're all about?
This guide explains what makes digital SLRs different from other
digital cameras and provides some tips about how to choose your
own digital SLR.
1. Digital SLRs - What's the Big Deal?
You might be asking yourself, "Why would I want a digital SLR? I already
have a 6-megapixel camera with a big zoom and more features than I
can possibly use."
The number of pixels (resolution) is only part
of the image quality equation. And there's a lot more than meets the
eye on a digital SLR. The main reasons for choosing a digital SLR
are image quality, speed, and flexibility. Even entry-level digital
SLRs are better than the most expensive, full-featured compact digital
cameras. They offer the photographer more control and deliver better
Read on to learn more about the features and characteristics that
set digital SLRs apart from other digital cameras.